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Mid-Career Faculty Career Development Seminar


The Association of American Medical Colleges will launch a new professional development program for mid-career minority faculty on September 18-19 at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta Georgia. The Department of Medicine Diversity Council will assist with travel expenses for one mid-career faculty member who is accepted to attend. This seminar will address the specific(...)

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American Thoracic Society Awards

American Thoracic Society Awards

Roy Brower, professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical and Care Medicine, was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Critical Care Assembly of the American Thoracic Society. This award signifies a career devoted to research and teaching of the science and practice of critical care medicine and outstanding service to the assembly(...)

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Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage

ARTICLE: Phosphorus-32, a Clinically Available Drug, Inhibits Cancer Growth by Inducing DNA Double-Strand Breakage AUTHOURS: Yulan Cheng, Ana P. Kiess, Joseph M. Herman, Martin G. Pomper, Stephen J. Meltzer, John M. Abraham JOURNAL: PLoS One. 2015 Jun 1;10(6):e0128152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128152. eCollection 2015. Abstract Radioisotopes that emit electrons (beta particles), such as radioiodine, can effectively kill(...)

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Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy


Have an idea for a new patient safety program but not sure where to start? Employees within Johns Hopkins Medicine who want to develop their skills as change agents for safe, high-quality care are encouraged to apply to the Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy. This nine-month program prepares future leaders to transform the clinical(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Thrombophilia Testing

One Minute Guide to: Thrombophilia Testing

Q: Should I test my patient with a provoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT) for hereditary thrombophilia? Context: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between 300,000 and 600,000 Americans are affected by venous thromboembolism (VTE) yearly. Of these, roughly 60,000 – 100,000 Americans die of VTE yearly, with 25% of deaths occurring within(...)

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Journeys in Medicine Opening session with panel discussion

Journeys in Medicine Opening session with panel discussion

The first session of the Journeys in Medicine: Exploring the Roles Race and Community Play in Shaping the DOM conversation held on Tuesday, May 26, brought to light the stories and challenges that several members of the Department of Medicine have had and their reactions to the riots that erupted in the streets of Baltimore(...)

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Thank you for a successful Nursing Week!

Thank you for a successful Nursing Week!

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Nursing Week a huge success by celebrating our nurses for not only one week, but throughout the entire month. We held several events to show our appreciation for our dedicated nursing staff including Dr. Anderson’s Heart Healthy Thank You on May 18 where Dr. Anderson and(...)

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Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

ARTICLE: Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population AUTHORS: Waseem Khaliq, Rehan Qayyum Jeffrey Clough, Dhananjay Vaidya, Antonio C. Wolff, Diane M. Becker JOURNAL: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jun;151(2):465-74. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3412-5. Epub  2015 May 10. Abstract Studies have suggested a decreased breast cancer risk(...)

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JHU Bootcamp for Technology Entrepreneurs

JHU Bootcamp for Technology Entrepreneurs

With support from President Daniels and Christy Wyskiel at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, the School of Medicine and Carey Business School are offering the second annual Johns Hopkins University Boot Camp for Technology Entrepreneurs on Tuesday, July 21, Tuesday, August 4 and Friday, August 14. Please take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to learn how(...)

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New Biocontainment Unit Opens

New Biocontainment Unit Opens

After seven months of transforming a deactivated clinical unit into a state-of-the-art facility, the new Biocontainment Unit has been unveiled. Lisa Maragakis, medical director of the unit and associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Brian Garibaldi, associate director and assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, will lead(...)

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